Benign Growth

Noncancerous growth in the body that does not spread to other parts of the body is called a benign growth. Examples of benign growth are adenomas, lipomas, myomas, nevi, and fibroids. The imaging techniques used to diagnose benign growth are CT scan, MRI scan, mammogram, ultrasound, and x-rays.

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What is the meaning of non-necrotic lymph node?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27 year old male. I have a painless lump just under the skin in the groin area. I have done an ultrasound. The impression is given 15 x 5 mm non-necrotic lymph node. I am taking Amoxicillin antibiotic 625 mg. What is the meaning of non-necrotic lymph node? Is it cancerous?  Read Full »


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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most probably non-cancerous. Non-necrotic means that there is no dead tissue inside the node. Necrosis indicates either tuberculosis or cancer. If the node does not regress with antibiotics, it may need further evaluation. Please see your doctor again after ...  Read Full »

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